The Mask of Dimitrios
The Mask of Dimitrios (1944)

Zachary Scott made his screen debut in this clever bit of film noir that has gained a cult reputation in recent years. Dutch mystery novelist Cornelius Leyden (Peter Lorre) is travelling through Istanbul when he meets Col. Haki (Kurt… More

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Release Date: July 1, 1944
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Nicolas Rapold
Film Comment Magazine

Romanian-born ex-painter Negulesco aims for sophistication with Hitchcockian banter between rivals -- Lorre and perennially suspicious Sydney Greenstreet -- and a crafty Wellesian figure of hearsay in Dimitrios.

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Paul Chambers
Movie Chambers

"The Mask of Dimitrios" may get bogged down with its storytelling structure, but don't let that keep you from enjoying yet another amazing encounter between Greenstreet and Lorre.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Warner Bros. could crank out smashing suspense films like this one on a regular basis during the 1940s.

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